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Re: Various tools update request



And I'll add:

- make
GNU make 3.80 has been out for over two years. Note that it may be
desirable to take patches from Debian, which fix some issues. The
Debian-patched make 3.80 compiles cleanly under MacOS 10.3.x.

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 12:41:47PM +0100, Alex v.Below wrote:
} I would like to add:
}
} - cvs
} An old version gets installed, and overwrites updated versions
} cvs 1.11.17 stable has been released
}
} Am 21.02.2005 um 12:37 schrieb Adriaan van Os:
}
} >I request that Apple updates some of the tools distributed with OS
} >X/Darwin and Xcode
} >
} >- bison
} >An old version gets installed.
} >Bison 2.0 has been released
} ><ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bison/bison-2.0.tar.gz>
} >
} >- sed
} >FreeBSD sed gets installed, but it is crippled (doesn't recognize
} >regular expressions)
} >GNU sed is preferred
} ><ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/sed/>
} >
} >- flex
} >An old version of flex gets installed.
} >Please note that flex is now on sourceforge (previously on gnu ftp
} >servers)
} ><http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=72099>
} >
} >- help2man
} >Unfortunately, this tool is not installed with Xcode or OS X/Darwin
} >(it can be configured with --enable-nls=no to prevent build problems)
} ><ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.35.1.tar.gz>
} >
} >- configure problems
} >There is a bug in Mac OS X that causes problems when configuring many
} >software packages (see
} >e.g.<http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2004-08/
} >msg00039.html>). As a result of this bug, the coreutils command "uname
} >-p" reports "unknown".  This confuses config.guess.
} >
} >Regards,
} >
} >Adriaan van Os
} >
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